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Marvin Lewis on Vontaze Burfict: He has to understand

Marvin Lewis on Vontaze Burfict: He has to understand
Published On: Mon, Nov 13
Jan 9, 2016; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis talks to outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict (55) during the third quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Wild Card playoff football game at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burficts latest brush with the on-field law may or may not result in a suspension.

But his coach isnt thrilled with the actions which led to Burficts first career ejection.

Burfict didnt talk to reporters after the game, but Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said hes talked to Burfict about such outbursts.

He has to understand. Ive pointed it out in those situations, Lewis said, via Geoff Hobson of the teams official website. Sometimes what happens, you push back and its the official. You cant do that. He knows better. We pay a price, we pay a price because he hurts us when its on the field that way, and then hes not on the field, so both ways.

The ejection for unsportsmanlike conduct came two plays after he was flagged for unnecessary roughness, after hitting running back DeMarco Murray out of bounds. Burficts contact there wasnt egregious (by his standards), but his track record means he gets a closer look from officials.

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